15 U.S.C. § 70c : US Code - Section 70C: Removal of stamp, tag, label, or other identification

Search 15 U.S.C. § 70c : US Code - Section 70C: Removal of stamp, tag, label, or other identification

    (a) Removal or mutilation after shipment in commerce
      After shipment of a textile fiber product in commerce it shall be
    unlawful, except as provided in this subchapter, to remove or
    mutilate, or cause or participate in the removal or mutilation of,
    prior to the time any textile fiber product is sold and delivered
    to the ultimate consumer, any stamp, tag, label, or other
    identification required by this subchapter to be affixed to such
    textile fiber product, and any person violating this section shall
    be guilty of an unfair method of competition, and an unfair or
    deceptive act or practice, under the Federal Trade Commission Act
    [15 U.S.C. 41 et seq.].
    (b) Substitution of stamp, tag, etc.
      Any person - 
        (1) introducing, selling, advertising, or offering for sale, in
      commerce, or importing into the United States, a textile fiber
      product subject to the provisions of this subchapter, or
        (2) selling, advertising, or offering for sale a textile fiber
      product whether in its original state or contained in other
      textile fiber products, which has been shipped, advertised, or
      offered for sale, in commerce,

    may substitute for the stamp, tag, label, or other means of
    identification required to be affixed to such textile product
    pursuant to section 70b(b) of this title, a stamp, tag, label, or
    other means of identification conforming to the requirements of
    section 70b(b) of this title, and such substituted stamp, tag,
    label, or other means of identification shall show the name or
    other identification issued and registered by the Commission of the
    person making the substitution.
    (c) Affixing of stamp, tag, etc. to individual unit of broken
      package
      If any person other than the ultimate consumer breaks a package
    which bears a stamp, tag, label, or other means of identification
    conforming to the requirements of section 70b of this title, and if
    such package contains one or more units of a textile fiber product
    to which a stamp, tag, label, or other identification conforming to
    the requirements of section 70b of this title is not affixed, such
    person shall affix a stamp, tag, label, or other identification
    bearing the information on the stamp, tag, label, or other means of
    identification attached to such broken package to each unit of
    textile fiber product taken from such broken package.